Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

RELI 558 901 (CRN: 23909)

MYSTICISM

Long Title: MYSTICISM: THEORIES AND METHODS
Department: Religion
Instructor: Parsons, William B.
Meeting: 1:30PM - 4:10PM R FULLY ONLINE (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 16
Section Enrolled: 11
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 19
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 14
Enrollment data as of: 3-DEC-2021 4:24AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Take-Home Exam
Final Exam Time:
9-MAY-2021  
9:00AM - 12:00PM U TBA TBA
 
Description: A history of the development of the modern category of "mysticism" from the seventeenth century to today, with side studies of cognate terms like "spirituality," "metaphysical religion," and the "paranormal," as these forms of extreme religious experience are by social-scientific and humanistic methods. RELI 558: Additional readings and writing. Cross-list: RELI 458. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 558 if student has credit for RELI 458.